Notes & Doodles Category

Notes & Doodles|Palestinian Culture Center Final Meeting Before Exhibition|November 22, 2010

  These are the final notes for the upcoming Palestinian Culture Center exhibition opening on November 29th at Bait Lothan. I’ve been volunteering at the center for over fifteen years and it becomes a big part of my life twice a year. I’m going to include the invitation in this post for those of you […]

Read More

Notes & Doodles|Green Caravan Film Festival 2010

I’m patting myself on the back for volunteering to do some booth work at the Green Caravan Film Festival starting tomorrow. Of course what I will be doing there is nothing compared to the organizational efforts put forth by the festival’s founders Sandra Al-Saleh and Reham Al-Samerai. The event is free of charge. And of course […]

Read More

coffee

I miss coffee, and I’m not a coffee drinker. I forgot to color in the cookie in the saucer so feel free to color it in with any flavor you like. I am hungry and have no energy this morning. I would gobble a rotten apple core collected from a garbage bin if you offered […]

Read More

Crossword Sidelines

I love crossword puzzles. You can leave me in a room with one for days on end and I won’t tire. Sometimes, however, my urge to draw is greater and I’ve never been one to suppress an urge.

Read More

Green Notebook From 1999|Part One

This is one of my planning notebooks from way back. As is the case with most of my notebooks, it was a gift. Unfortunately I can’t remember who from. It’s a lovely green made from recycled paper it appears.

Read More

Dream & the Nonsense

What did you dream last night? I have mailed this picture to a friend, but I’m not saying who. I just hope the postal service doesn’t fail me this time.

Read More

Images of Thought|A Short Lecture

I went to my very first lecture in ages this morning at the Kuwait University: Accounting for Affect: Kuwaiti Women Between Freedom and Apathy by Dr. Mai Al-Nakib. I must say that I was a little lost at first but caught on ten minutes into the lecture. What can I say, I’m a little rusty […]

Read More

There’s Always Something to Write On/Scribble in

I hate going out in this country. I have many obligatory family visits that put such a damper in my day, even though I happen to be fond of many of my family members. I just always prefer to stay at home. Especially when I’m at a crucial part of a painting and the whole […]

Read More

Notes & Doodles From the National Council Days

I don’t remember the exact dates but for a period of around three years (1997-2000) I was employed at the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters. I started out quite gung-ho until about a year into my job when I discovered that my work there was redundant. I think two other people were assigned […]

Read More